Reenactment of the Marquis de Lafayette’s 1824 Lexington Visit

Lexington Battle Green 1625 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington, MA, United States

In 1824, the people of Lexington awaited a major milestone: the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Lexington and the Revolutionary War. Also anticipating this occasion was one of the last surviving war heroes of that generation: General Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette. The celebrated soldier made one last visit back to the United...